Faculty and Student Research Collaborations


*indicates student coauthor


Spera SA, Franklin MS*, Zizzamia EA, Smith RK. 2022. Recovering a Black Cemetery: Automated Mapping of Hidden Gravesites using an sUAV and GIS in East End Cemetery, Richmond, VA. International Journal of Historical Archaeology. 

Lookingbill T, Minor ES, Mullis CS*, Nunez-Mir GC, Johnson P. 2022. Connectivity in the urban landscape (2015–2020): who? where? what? when? why? and how? Current Landscape Ecology Reports 6(3): 1-14.


Saverino K*, Routman E*, Lookingbill T, Eanes A*, Hoffman J, Bao R*. 2021. Thermal inequity in Richmond, VA: The effect of an unjust evolution of the urban landscape on urban heat islands. Sustainability 13, 1511.

Reygadas Y, Spera SA, Galati V*, Salisbury DS, Silva S, Novoa S. 2021. Mapping forest disturbances across the Southwestern Amazon: tradeoffs between open-source, Landsat-based algorithms. Environmental Research Communications, 3, 091001. 


Eanes A*, Lookingbill T, Hoffman J, Saverino K*, Fong S. 2020. Assessing inequitable urban heat islands and air pollution disparities with low-cost sensors in Richmond, Virginia. Sustainability 12, 10089.


Sibilia S*, Carter G, Lookingbill T. 2019. Registering English battlefields: The constructive conservation of historic environments. Pages 37-76 in Lookingbill, T. & P. Smallwood (eds). Collateral Values: The Natural Capital Created by Landscapes of War. Springer Nature, Switzerland. 


Finley-Brook M, Williams T, Sheppard JA, Jaromin MK*. 2018. Critical Energy Justice in US Natural Gas Infrastructuring. Energy Research and Social Science. 41: 176-190. 


Velasco Alarcón CM*, Salisbury DS, Groth AA*. 2017. La Religión de la Infraestructura en las Fronteras Amazónicas: El Caso del Purús. Journal of Latin American Geography 16, no 3: 107-134. 


Finley-Brook, M. and A. Krass* 2016. Higher Ed's Carbon Addiction. Human Geography. 9(1): 83-87.


Leal D*, Salisbury DS, Faquín Fernández, J, Cauper Pezo  L,. Silva J. 2015. Ideas cambiantes sobre territorio, recursos y redes políticas en al Amazonía Indígena: un estudio de caso sobre Perú. Journal of Latin American Geography 14 (2): 181-204 


Courtenay, C.*, & T. Lookingbill. 2014. Designing a regional trail network of high conservation value using principles of green infrastructure. Southeastern Geographer 54: 270-290


Brickle, M.*, T. Lookingbill, & K. Engelhardt. 2013. Proposing new barrens National Natural Landmarks. George Wright Forum 30: 253–260

Finley-Brook M. Thomas C*. 2013. "Renewable Energy and Rights Violations: Illustrative Cases from Indigenous Territories in Panama," in The New Geographies of Energy: Assessment and Analysis of Critical Landscapes, Karl Zimmerer, (Ed.) New York: Routledge.

Other Projects

Since 2019, more than a dozen student researchers and interns have been working on the Amazon Borderlands Spatial Analysis Team (ABSAT), funded in part by a $700,000 NASA-SERVIR Applied Science grant